About Vintage are one of the biggest hitters in the world of Scandinavian watchmakers and when we heard they’d join forces with Swiss powerhouse, Frederique Constant, on a limited edition timepiece, we were mighty excited here at Coolector HQ. Turns out we were right to be because the About Vintage x Frederique Constant 1988 Moon Phase Watch is a real sight to behold. Understated aesthetically and boasting high end components throughout, you’ll need to move quickly if you want to get your hands on this top notch collab.
The About Vintage x Frederique Constant 1988 Moon Phase Watch is limited to just 100 pieces so don’t expect it to hang around on shelves for long – especially when you consider what is a reasonable price tag of €3,349 for such a high calibre timepiece. It comes with three straps as a standard which lets the wearer possess a high quality, precision and Danish designed timepiece, but further personalise it for any occasion making it a watch to wear on a daily basis.
This majestic looking, classically designed timepiece has certainly captured our attention here at The Coolector and it is is the final result of About Vintage’s year-long efforts alongside world renowned Swiss brand, Frederique Constant.
Danish Design Meets Swiss Precision
Needless to say the first thing that stands out with the About Vintage x Frederique Constant 1988 Moon Phase Watch (€3,349) is the minimalistic and elegant Scandinavian design of this wonderfully retro style timepiece. When you couple this with the high end Swiss craftsmanship, the end result really is beyond compare and with just 100 of these exemplary watches being made available to buy, they are going to become a much sought after accessory among horology aficionados.
The About Vintage x Frederique Constant 1988 Moon Phase Watch is a stunning luxury timepiece and the collaboration between the two brands came about because Frederique Constant are one of Danish watchmakers favourite Swiss watch brands and they are known for their classic designs and innovative in-house automatic movements. This capacity to be able to design a watch with them is a dream come true from About Vintage and, it’s fair to say, the two brands are a match made in heaven if this breathtaking timepiece is anything to go by.
In this first class timepiece collaboration, the minimalistic design elements envisioned by About Vintage, coupled with Frederique Constant’s stunning in-house movement come together in a display of remarkable synergy. The design of this classy looking timepiece effortlessly combines Frederique Constant’s in-house FC-702 Manufacture caliber with a sophisticated new dial design which has been conceived by About Vintage and the end result is a watch quite unlike any other that we’re loving here at Coolector HQ. A really impressive element of the watches from About Vintage’s are the “no tool” straps, which make it effortlessly easy to change straps within seconds. This is something that you can witness with most of the first class watches available from About Vintage but the 1988 comes with tools to change its straps.
Quality is abundantly clear everywhere you look with the About Vintage x Frederique Constant 1988 Moon Phase Watch ($3,349) and some of the most eye-catching features include a FC-702 Manufacture caliber, automatic (Swiss Made) movement, 26 jewels, an impressive 42 hours power reserve, 28’800 alt/h. The date and moonphase element of this devilishly dapper timepiece is adjustable with the crown.
The About Vintage x Frederique Constant 1988 Moon Phase Watch represents the first collaboration between the two watchmakers but if it’s a sign of things to come, we’ve definitely got our fingers crossed for more here at Coolector HQ. A watch of extraordinary elegance, this timepiece was designed to be the perfect blend between Frederique Constant’s fantastic craftsmanship and their beautiful moonphase caliber mixed with About Vintage’s understated design minimalism and scandinavian feel.